Stephanie Bridger

Property Advertising Co-ordinator

Stephanie Bridger

"Make sure you are ready for working in a fast-paced environment. Each day is different and challenging but extremely rewarding knowing you can help people buy their dream homes and sell some fantastic properties."

Stephanie Bridger has worked in the real estate industry for five years, working her way up from Receptionist to Personal Assistant into her current role of Advertising Co-ordinator for an entire office.

Stephanie holds an Agents Representatives Certificate, and in her current role as Advertising Co-ordinator at Jellis Craig, Stephanie ensures all advertising deadlines are met and accounts are processed, and always communicates in a professional and courteous manner with agents, freelancers and the various print media.

1 What advice would you offer our students looking to get into the real estate / property advertising industry?

Starting in reception is a great way to kick off your real estate career, as depending on what path you are choosing in the industry there are so many options. Reception offers exposure to all aspects of real estate, such as property management, sales and marketing. Make sure you are ready for working in a fast-paced environment. Each day is different and challenging but extremely rewarding knowing you can help people buy their dream homes and sell some fantastic properties.

2 What is the biggest challenge you face in your role and how do you overcome it?

The biggest challenge is dealing with the high demands and pressure associated with advertising – it is a role dictated by strict deadlines and attention to detail. Once you get a grasp of it, it’s great to be working in a job where you are working hard and in a fast-paced environment.

3 What do you love the most about working in a real estate agency?

I love the challenge of meeting deadlines for everyone in the supply chain and love the variety this role brings.

4 What are your career plans for the future?

I am about to move to London to continue my real estate career, hoping to move into an Executive Assistant role as I love being able to organise and liaise with clients.

5 What does a typical day in the life of a Property Advertising Co-ordinator look like?

Most importantly it involves meeting deadlines as well as liaising with suppliers and vendors. I also create boards, brochures and print media as well as loading properties onto the internet.

 
6 What sort of technology do you use in property advertising?

We use exciting new technology such as drone footage, 3D floorplans and video. It’s essential as an Advertising Co-ordinator that you are comfortable with platforms such as Box and Dice and Campaign Track and that you possess good general internet knowledge.

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